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Legacy of Jesuit Martyrs & Companions Inspires Crowd of Over 1,600 at Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

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Over 1,600 attendees were inspired by the legacy of the Jesuit martyrs and their companions at the 17th annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ). The Teach-In took place in the Washington DC area from November 15-17. The IFTJ is an annual nationwide Catholic social justice conference sponsored by the Ignatian Solidarity Network. Teach-In attendees represented over ninety-five Catholic institutions in twenty-five states, Canada, El Salvador, and Mexico. The 17th annual Teach-In coincided with the 25th anniversary of the murders of six Jesuit priests, killed in El Salvador on November 16, 1989, by Salvadoran military for their defense of the economically poor.
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Jesuits Murdered in El Salvador To Be Commemorated at 17th Annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

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Over 1,500 individuals affiliated with Jesuit institutions and the larger Catholic Church will converge at the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ), November 15-17 in Washington, D.C. The 17th annual Teach-In will coincide with the 25th anniversary of the murders of six Jesuit priests, killed in El Salvador on November 16, 1989, by Salvadoran military for their defense of the economically poor.